Deborah Acason at the 2008
Olympic Homecoming Parade in Brisbane
|Competitor for Australia|
|Silver||2002 Manchester||75 kg|
|Gold||2006 Melbourne||75 kg|
|Bronze||2010 Delhi||+75 kg|
Deborah Esther Ainslie Acason (née Lovely, born 20 June 1983) is an Australian weightlifter. Initially a discus thrower (she won a bronze medal at the 1999 World Youth Championships in Athletics), she won three silver medals at the 2002 Commonwealth Games and a gold medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. She also participated in the 2004 and 2008 Olympic games.
She found her love for weightlifting at the age of 12, lifting heavy logs to build tree houses with some of the neighbourhood boys.
- Queensland Weightlifting Association
- Deborah Lovely-Acason
- "Deb Lovely, Weight Lifting Testimony". Bible Society of NSW.
- "CV". Retrieved 9 December 2011.
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